Indore (MP), Jan 2 (PTI) Senior Congress leader and former MLA Dr Kalpana Parulekar died on Wednesday at a private hospital here in Madhya Pradesh after a brief illness.

She was 67.

Parulekar was admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Indore on December 18, the hospital’s superintendent Dr Sanjay Geet told PTI.

“Her many vital organs had stopped functioning. She breathed her last this morning,” he said.

Parulekar was suffering from a heart-related ailment since a long time. A few days back she had a kidney problem following which she was put on dialysis, he informed.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath expressed grief over Parulekar’s demise.

“Got the news of sad demise of former MLA Dr Kalpana Parulekar. She was unwell for quite some time. Humble condolences..,” Nath said in a tweet.

Parulekar, a firebrand leader known for raising several public issues, had earlier represented the Mahidpur Assembly constituency in Ujjain district.

She was also jailed for leading violent agitations over some public issues.

She was unmarried and is survived by her brothers, a family member said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.